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Exercise Physiologist

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NYU Langone Hospitals

New York, NY, United States

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Exercise Physiologist

NYU Langone Hospitals

New York, NY, United States Salary : $ 19.96 per hour Apply Now
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Job Type: Full Time

Category: Therapeutic Services

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NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children's hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center, and NYU Grossman School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go to nyulangone.org, and interact with us on LinkedInGlassdoorIndeed, FacebookTwitterYouTube and Instagram.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Exercise Physiologist.

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating the exercise component of the Cardiovascular programs. Responsibilities also include reviewing patient history, presenting lectures, performing exercise prescriptions, and demonstrating a variety of treatment approaches.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Demonstrates continued proficiency in skills required to treat assigned patient population.
    • Adheres to all departmental procedures and policies. Respects the patient's right to confidentiality at all times. Maintains a good working rapport with all Medical Center staff, physicians, and other departments that require frequent interaction and coordination of efforts. Greets and interacts with patients, their families, and visitors in a courteous and respectful manner.
    • Performs initial assessment and evaluation of exercise therapy needs for specifically assigned patient populations. Reviews patients medical, social and psychological information prior to goal setting session and becomes familiar with patient profiles with special attention to musculoskeletal and cardiovascular histories. Assists in performing initial assessment of new patients based on stress test results and develops a target heart and risk stratification class.
    • Implements treatment plans and protocol according to current professional and health system standards. Instructs and demonstrates to patients the proper body position and correct use of exercise equipment. Reviews patients progress, evaluating compliance with exercise prescriptions and patient response to exercise. Sets appropriate and measurable short and long term goals for patients. Updates exercise prescriptions in collaboration with the program manager, medical director and or cardiac nurse specialist and also demonstrates knowledge in modifying the exercise regimen based on new medical development(s) or complaint(s).
    • Completes all required documentation for patient care and reimbursement. Gathers statistics, i.e., patients demographics, test results, develops data bank and compiles information for research purposes. Assists in the analysis of research protocols.
    • Responsible for certain level patient care productivity as indicated by individual Unit Procedures. Checks exercise monitoring and testing equipment on a regular basis. Ensures quality control procedures are followed in accordance with departmental guidelines for calibrations and equipment maintenance functions. Notifies the appropriate senior staff member when equipment is damaged, missing, or in need of repair.
    • Assumes additional responsibilities in the organizational and structural needs of the assigned unit. Utilizes in service programs, conferences, and consultations to enhance current levels of skills and knowledge. Keeps current in the field of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. Maintains certification up to date. Designs and follows a personal plan of development in professional areas. Develops the exercise curriculum for the inpatients and outpatient educational series and gives this presentation during each lecture cycle. Attends weekly staff meetings as schedule permits.
    • Maintains a professional appearance and demonstrates appropriate professionalism during job performance. Documents all information in an accurate, concise, up-to-date and complete manner. Maintains each record correctly to include progress notes, and other information as required.
    • Participates in special projects and performs other related duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise or Applied Physiology.
  • Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support.
  • Internship in Cardiac Rehabilitation required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Exercise or Applied Physiology or Exercise Science

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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